LB - Yavapai Herbal Services

Home | Classifieds | Place Ad | Public Notices | Galleries | Kudos | Obits | Real Estate | Subscriber Services | Villager | Health Directory | Contact Us
The Verde Independent | Cottonwood, Arizona

home : latest news : local May 26, 2016


5/14/2013 2:58:00 PM
Art Accolades for Mingus

For the third year, Mingus Union High School art students participated in the Congressional Art Competition for AZ District 4. There were six high schools participating with over 40 student artists. Three prizes were given; 1st a trip to Washington DC and the student's Artwork displayed in the National Capitol building, 2nd a $1,000 scholarship to Arizona Western College, and 3rd a full tuition scholarship for one semester at Central Arizona College. Melissa Amis, a Mingus junior, won the 3rd place prize of a full tuition scholarship to Central Arizona College. After the awards Ceremony Congressman Dr. Gosar was so impressed by Mingus students' artwork he said he will be visit the school next year and personally chose another Mingus Art student, Aubrey Wilson's artwork to hang in his Washington DC office. "Our students' work stands out, both in quality and concept," said Tyler Novak, Director of Arts and Humanities. "It is so wonderful to see the critical thinking displayed by their artwork. Our students specifically chose social and political pieces for this show. They were adamant about exercising their 1st Amendment rights and wanted a Congressman to share in their expression. I am proud of Melissa and all of our wonderful art students who's concept, craftsmanship, and quality of work stands out.

Nice way to end the 2012-2013 School year!"

ICT - Lamb Auto 0501 Nissan 180x150

    Most Viewed     Recently Commented
•   Police soon will have one more reason to pull you over (4526 views)

•   What's hot in Verde Valley job market? (2837 views)

•   Cornville man charged with child molestation seeks plea (2761 views)

•   Motorcycle rider suffers head injuries in crash (2120 views)

•   Seasonal warning: never leave dog in parked car (2084 views)



Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Article comment by: Ruaty and Tanya Amis

This is our beautiful and amazingly talented daughter, we are so proud of you!!!

Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Article comment by: Another outanding teacher at Mingus

Thank you for promoting art with the Mingus students. You have done wonderful things with the art program, and it shows.



Article Comment Submission Form
Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comments are limited to Facebook character limits. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit excessive comment entries.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   


Advanced Search

HSE - We want to hear from you
HSE - Father Son Look a Like Contest
HSE - Readers Choice 300x100
Find more about Weather in Cottonwood, AZ
Click for weather forecast





Submission Links
 •  Submit your feedback about our site

Find It Features Blogs Celebrate Submit Extras Other Publications Local Listings
Classifieds | Place Ad | Galleries | Kudos | Real Estate | Subscriber Services | e-News | RSS | Site Map | Find Verde Jobs | Contact Us
LB - Yavapai Herbal Services

© Copyright 2016 Western News&Info, Inc.® The Verde Independent is the information source for Cottonwood and Verde Valley area communities in Northern Arizona. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Western News&Info, Inc.® Verde News Online is a service of WNI. By using the Site, verdenews.com ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the Site's terms of use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the Site. Click here to submit your questions, comments or suggestions. Verde News Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info Inc.® All Rights Reserved.

Software © 1998-2016 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved